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Women’s Mobilizing Meeting for the People’s Climate March

[ July 24, 2014; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

NEW YORK (July, 17 2014)– In September, heads of state are going to New York City for a historic summit on climate change.

Igniting ambition, action and urgency to this moment, in New York City there will be an unprecedented climate mobilization – in size, beauty, and impact. This moment will not be just about New York or the United States. Heads of state from around the world will be there, as will the attention …

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Gender Equality in the Post-2015 Disaster Risk Reduction Framework (HFA2)

Geneva, Switzerland (15 July 2014) — WEDO’s Eleanor Blomstrom traveled to Geneva for the First PrepCom of the Third World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction as Organizing Partner for the Women’s Major Group (WMG) in that process.

Alongside a small team of dedicated women, and with support from others following online, the members of the WMG delivered strong statements on the importance of women’s leadership and participation in all stages of disaster risk planning and …

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Gender Equality in the Climate Investment Funds (CIF)

NEW YORK (July 3, 2014)-- On behalf of the Global Gender and Climate Alliance, WEDO’s Bridget Burns attended the Climate Investment Funds (CIF) Partnership Forum, specifically sitting in the Observer seat of the Pilot Programme on Climate Resilience (PPCR), in addition to attending other meetings in Montego Bay, Jamaica during the period of June 21-28.

At least two other GGCA CSO members were in attendance for the Partnership Forum, Nisha Onta (WOCAN) and …